The Passion Of Johann
Aslin Beer Company

The Passion Of JohannThe Passion Of Johann
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From:
Aslin Beer Company
 
Virginia, United States
Style:
Imperial IPA
Ranked #605
ABV:
9.4%
Score:
93
Ranked #3,268
Avg:
4.22 | pDev: 10.9%
Reviews:
18
Ratings:
66
Status:
Active
Rated:
Dec 24, 2021
Added:
Jul 29, 2016
Wants:
  3
Gots:
  10
SCORE
93
Outstanding
The Passion Of JohannThe Passion Of Johann
Notes: Formerly Mind The Hop With Passionfruit And Vanilla
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Rated: 3.89 by benjaminsa from Vermont

Dec 24, 2021
 
Rated: 4.31 by Duncian from Pennsylvania

Jun 01, 2020
 
Rated: 4.15 by CreightonSM from New York

Mar 19, 2020
 
Rated: 4.25 by Dark_Scarecrow from Virginia

Mar 16, 2020
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Reviewed by Hopheadjeffery from Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
Tasted in a Spiegelau IPA glass from a one pint can on March 2, 2020. A double IPA fermented with our house yeast, which produces stone fruit esters. We then ferment the base beer on several pounds of passion fruit and Madagascar vanilla. Dry-hopped with Citra.
Mar 03, 2020
 
Rated: 5 by AlvinLin from New York

Feb 09, 2020
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Reviewed by 5toutman75 from Illinois

4.51/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5
I love the uniqueness of this one. The passion fruit and vanilla really come through and the bitterness/sour is unique. I can see why not everyone would like it. It’s like a dessert IPA but the sourness makes it not overbearing for me like some milkshake IPAs. I wouldn’t miss this one again.
Oct 04, 2019
 
Rated: 4.23 by bschmidt_37 from Illinois

Sep 21, 2019
 
Rated: 3.67 by srw from Virginia

Sep 09, 2019
 
Rated: 4.05 by reebtaerG from Maryland

Feb 22, 2019
 
Rated: 3.58 by rspauldi from Texas

Feb 15, 2019
 
Rated: 4.49 by SharkNado from Pennsylvania

Jan 15, 2019
 
Rated: 4.28 by MI_beerdrinker from Texas

Jan 12, 2019
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Rated by spinrsx from Canada (ON)

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
Can thanks to swedes21
Jul 20, 2018
 
Rated: 3.5 by Nichols33 from Massachusetts

Jul 16, 2018
 
Rated: 4.25 by grahuba from Connecticut

Jul 08, 2018
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Reviewed by Edwardrm from Pennsylvania

3.39/5  rDev -19.7%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25
Look: reminds me of canned apricot juice. Thick and bright orange.
Smell: smell is passionfruit all the way.
Taste: there’s a lot going on here. Definately passionfruit, citrus and vanilla. Way to much pepper. There is just a little hop bitterness combined with a tart finish. Never had anything quit like it before.
Feel: mouthfeel is thick and heavy, yet silky.
Overall: this is my first Aslin beer. Not a fan of this one. I wouldnt even categorize it as an ipa
Jun 27, 2018
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Reviewed by gcasher from Pennsylvania

4.12/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4
Looks hazy and dark like a fruit smoothie. Smells really skunky, literally. Tastes spkunky and tart and fruity. Sours are not my favorite and this is the most sour and tart I ever had. It sure is interesting though.
Jun 25, 2018
 
Rated: 5 by Kwright from North Carolina

Jun 22, 2018
 
Rated: 3.27 by mcmasters23 from Virginia

Jun 16, 2018
 
Rated: 4.34 by Slack from Virginia

Jun 09, 2018
 
Rated: 4.5 by julielynndubee from Virginia

May 28, 2018
 
Rated: 3.94 by mkholmes25 from Virginia

Apr 19, 2018
 
Rated: 4.2 by LoudRed from Massachusetts

Mar 22, 2018
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Reviewed by TheSixthRing from California

4.3/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
From the most recent can release

Appearance - Pours opaque and dull orange in color with an off-white, near finger width head and several chunks of yeast accumulating at the bottom of the glass. The head shows fair retention before breaking down to a thin, broken layer and with a fair ring found around the edges. Some broken lines and small spotting make up the lacing.

Smell - The passionfruit stands out prominently, along with lesser orange, vanilla and pineapple.

Taste - Follows the nose. Tropical fruitiness (pineapple, mango, papaya) and citrus (orange, grapefruit) upfront with a touch of vanilla that emerges more as the flavor profile progresses. Tartness kicks in mid-taste along with a hint of peppery spice and some stronger grapefruit juiciness. The finish peaks with tart notes, along with a slightly bitter pithy edge and lingersweetness.

Mouthfeel - Medium-bodied with light, tingly carbonation. Firm, silky texture with a pleasing, quenchable finish.

Overall - The sister beer of Johann Needs a Bigger Broat, but with the added tartness of the passionfruit. This works perfectly with the tropical and vanilla components. Man. Hard to say which one I like better, truth be told, but I think I have to give a slight nod to 'Broat' for it's balance.
Feb 21, 2018
 
Rated: 3.89 by PDinunzi from New Jersey

Feb 21, 2018
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Reviewed by Bockscar89 from Virginia

1.83/5  rDev -56.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 2
This beer was disappointing. Tongue-lashing acidity from the start. Weak vanilla notes. Only slightly more palatable than Aslin's DDH Neutrino, which was terrible.
Feb 01, 2018
 
Rated: 4.18 by dfhhead25 from Pennsylvania

Feb 01, 2018
 
Rated: 4.16 by Zonian1 from Ohio

Jan 26, 2018
 
Rated: 3.87 by Big_V from Maryland

Jan 25, 2018
 
Rated: 3.86 by seansween from New Jersey

Jan 21, 2018
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Reviewed by HattedClassic from Virginia

4.46/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5
The beer pours a nice white and creamy head that dissipates fairly quickly. The beer itself is a cloudy orange with yellow notes around it.

The smell and taste are very good. The main notes that come out strongly are the passionfruit and the vanilla. The passionfruit gives a nice floral and sweet note while the vanilla gives it a bit of a sugary creaminess accent. The smell and taste also have a bit of pineapple to them. There is a slight tartiness to it, which is a good contrast to the vanilla.

The feel is pretty good. It's a heavy body but seems to have a lighter texture than expected. There is a slight acidic feel to it.

Overall, a really good DIPA and pretty fruity to boot. The vanilla is great since it adds quite a bit to the beer.
Jan 20, 2018
 
Rated: 4.19 by TonyLuvsBeer from Michigan

Jan 19, 2018
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Reviewed by Boccu from New York

4.49/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
Pours dark orange with one one finger white head. Light lacing. Aroma mango, pineapple, passionfruit, slight pine and light vanilla. Taste follows the nose with a fruit tartness and creamy mouth feel. Really niceDIPA.
Jan 17, 2018
 
Rated: 4.65 by bhatch729 from Massachusetts

Jan 16, 2018
 
Rated: 4.41 by Jason_cs from Florida

Jan 14, 2018
 
Rated: 4.3 by stephenjmoore from Maryland

Jan 13, 2018
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Reviewed by bubseymour from Maryland

4.69/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5
Most extreme fruit aroma I've probably ever smelled in a beer. Taste requires some adjustments from the normal Aslin DIPAs. Has a grapefruit pithy tartness/touch sourness to it. Very excellent all around though. Not really picking up the vanilla in aroma nor taste. Mouthfeel is pure creaminess and delightful.
Jan 09, 2018
 
Rated: 5 by Brian1357 from Virginia

Jan 04, 2018
 
Rated: 4.7 by malfunxion from New York

Oct 03, 2017
The Passion Of Johann from Aslin Beer Company
Beer rating: 93 out of 100 with 84 ratings